So what is moderate and vigorous activity? Activity levels can be roughly assessed using breathing and heart rate.
Since 2008 the U.S. government has issued activity guidelines. So despite the recommendations, which are for a minimum amount of activity, is there benefit to more vigorous activity?
It seems that everyone knows someone who is using an activity monitor these days. They come under a variety of brands including Fitbit, NikeFuel, Jawbone Up and others. So how accurate are they?
For more than 20 years, the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults has been the leading source of information about the safety of prescribing drugs for older people.
Trip planning is exciting, but also entails a lot of work. If traveling out of the country it is prudent to review health needs a few months in advance.
Jet lag and travel fatigue seem to be a small price to pay for the richness of experience traveling to new surroundings. These suggestions should help to maximize the experience.